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Improve Your Skills and Have Serious Fun

Get ready for an amazing experience this summer during Nike Wrestling Camp at Montreat College! Join Head Men's and Women's Wrestling Coach, Jim Connaghan, and the experienced Montreat Wrestling staff for a week filled with top-notch instruction and lots of fun!

Located in Montreat, NC, this 4-day overnight program combines collegiate-level coaching, state-of-the-art training facilities, and competitive wrestling to help young athletes reach their full potential. Throughout the week, instruction focuses on stance, positioning, set-up, takedowns, escapes, and reversals. Campers have the privilege of staying in dorms on campus at Montreat. These programs are open to wrestlers of all skills levels, ages 14-18.

This camp location is for boys only.

Highlights Include
  • Elite instruction from the Montreat College Wrestling staff
  • Daily drills covering basics and fundamentals
  • Round Robin dual tournament - Teams will be split up based on camp size
  • Campers will get to experience a snapshot of college life: tour the campus, sleep in the dorms, eat in the dining halls, etc.
  • Application seminar for seniors
  • Fun wrestling activities and competitions
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Camp Coaches

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    Head Men's & Women's Wrestling Coach Jim Connaghan

    In late May of 2023, Montreat Athletics promoted former wrestling athlete Jim Connaghan to the position of Associate Head Men's Wrestling Coach. He enters his first season at the helm of the men's wrestling program in 2023-24.

    View Jim's Bio

Camp Details


  • Age Group: 14 - 18
  • Gender: BOYS ONLY
  • Programs: All Skills
  • Camp Types: Overnight Camp
  • Meals: Overnight campers will receive all meals during the duration of camp (breakfast, lunch, dinner).


Please note: Camp schedules and details may be subject to change. Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff and placed into groups based on age and ability level.

  • Dates: July 25 - 28, 2024
  • Camp: Thursday - Sunday
  • Ages: 14 - 18
  • Check-in: 5:00pm on Thursday on campus.
  • Check-out: 7:00pm on Sunday following the awards ceremony.
  • Meals: Overnight campers will receive all meals during the duration of camp (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • Dorms: Dorms TBD.
  • Program: This program is designed to improve the fundamentals and technique for all wrestlers. Campers can expect to receive instruction though the use of drills, live wrestling, and fun games/activities.


  • Instruction: Multiple training sessions and camp activities each day.
  • Supervision: Campers are supervised at all times.


  • Ratio: 1:10 staff-to-camper ratio
  • Groupings: Campers are grouped by age, ability, and experience.
  • Equipment Needed: Players should supply their own wrestling shoes, comfortable workout clothes, headgear (optional), knee pads (optional), snacks, and a water bottle.
  • Facilities: Campers will utilize the main gym at Montreat College's McAlister Gymnasium as well as the wrestling team's training room.
  • Medical Protocol: Most camps have an athletic trainer on-site to help with illness or injury. In case of an emergency, campers will be transported to the nearest hospital.
  • Housing:
    • Dorm: TBD
    • Campers Per Room: Campers will be housed in quad rooms (four roommates per room).
    • Roommates: Campers stay in four-person rooms and are assigned by age and roommate requests. If you have a roommate request, and have not previously provided us with the information, please do so no later than 14 days prior to the camp start date. If you don't have a roommate request, you will be placed in a room with someone near your age. It will be a great opportunity to meet someone new!
    • Linens: Sheets (twin), towels, blankets, pillow.
    • Air Conditioning: All rooms will be air-conditioned.
    • Key Deposit: TBD
    • Spending Money: We recommend that each overnight camper bring $60-75 per week of spending money to cover incidentals like snacks, souvenirs and other activities. Please bring cash in a marked envelope for your child.

*Staff members reside in campers’ quarters and participate in all activities.


To view your customer account, complete your mandatory forms, pay balance dues, and review important camp information, visit Pre-Camp Checklist. All necessary camp information is on this page. If there are any imperative changes prior to camp start, registered campers will be notified via email and this webpage will be updated!


Below is a suggested list of clothes, equipment, and personal items. US Sports Camps is NOT responsible for lost or stolen articles or money.

  • Comfortable athletic workout gear enough for nine days (t-shirts, shorts, socks, etc.)
  • Favorite singlet(s)
  • Tennis/athletic shoes
  • Wrestling shoes
  • Headgear (optional)
  • Knee pads (optional)
  • Casual clothes
  • Sweatshirt/warm up jacket and pants
  • Small gym bag/backpack
  • Laundry bag
  • Sheets (Twin XL), towels, blankets, pillow
  • Toiletries/personal items
  • Water bottle*
  • Sunscreen**
  • Swimsuit
  • Raingear and/or umbrella
  • Insect repellent
  • Packed snacks
  • Spending money
  • COVID PPE (as required by state/local guidelines)
  • Signed Health & Release forms and waivers (forms completed online do not need to be printed and turned in at camp)


Transportation is provided to and from the airport if needed. Camp director will connect with all campers to receive flight itinerary at least one week prior to the camp start date.


For information regarding our cancellation policy and all other company policies, please visit USSC Policies.


For general questions about our wrestling camps please see our FAQ page.

Camps are open to any and all entrants, limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender.

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Please note: Camp schedules may be subject to change.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 6:00am Morning run
  • 7:00am Breakfast
  • 9:00am Morning practice session
  • 11:00am Chapel (if desired)
  • 12:00pm Lunch
  • 1:00pm Camp activity (rotation of activities/sessions)
  • 4:00pm Afternoon practice session
  • 6:00pm Dinner
  • 7:00pm Free time/evening activities
  • 9:00pm Lights out

McAlister Gymnasium

Located on the main campus in Montreat, McAlister Gymnasium is home to the men's and women's basketball and volleyball teams. An extreme makeover in the summer of 2008 saw new bleachers, wall padding, a state-of-the-art scoreboard and new flooring installed. The gym floor was also repainted in the summer of 2013 with the new athletic logo. McAlister Gymnasium houses the athletic administration offices in addition to offices for men's and women's basketball, volleyball, softball, baseball, men's and women's cross country, golf and tennis, men's and women's track & field and women's soccer. McAlister Gymnasium has served as home to both the men's and women's Tennessee Virginia Athletic Conference basketball champions in 1999-00, women's basketball TVAC regular season and tournament champions in 2001-02 and Appalachian Athletic Conference Volleyball Champions in 2011 and 2012

Nike Wrestling Camps at Montreat College

Jim Connaghan, Head Men's & Women's Wrestling Coach
Montreat College
310 Gaither Cir

Montreat, North Carolina 28757
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm PST


Last year over 650 Sports Camps sold out, leaving 7,000+ campers on the waitlist. Due to high demand, early registration for our first-come-first-serve camps is strongly recommended.

Camp Dates & Prices

North Carolina
Nike Wrestling Camps at Montreat College
Nike Wrestling Camp at Montreat College (BOYS ONLY)
Jul 25-Jul 28, 2024
Programs: All Skills
Age Group: 14 - 18
Gender: Boys
Overnight $625.00 USD
Availability: Yes

* Pricing is subject to change based on availability. Enroll today to secure current rates.

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